Antelope Valley School District


Palmdale Engineering Academy

Palmdale High School offers students several Career Technical Education pathways. CTE pathways allow students to take a sequence of courses within a specific industry sector. Students may choose from one of the following:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resouces
  • Arts, Media and Entertainment

We are currently updating each pathway to reflect recent changes.

For more information contact: 

Ruben Rodriguez, Academy Coordinator or (661) 273-3181 ext. 382 

Special Education

The following information is provided by the California Department of Education.

Please visit:

Health Careers Academy

If you are interested in exploring a career in Medicine, shadowing the team of Health Care professionals as they are working together to help those that are in need of medical attention, attain certifications, become college and career ready…then the Health Careers Academy may be for you.


Angela Hefter - (
Palmdale High School
(661) 273-3181 ext. 383

Click here for the 9th Grade Health Career Academy Application.

Click here for the 10th Grade Health Career Academy Application.

Click here for the 11th and 12th Grade Health Career Academy Application.

Click here to download and print the 2020-2021 EMT Application form. 

Click here to download the Sports Medicine Application and Recommendation Form.

UPDATE: The deadline for incoming 9th grade and also 10th grade application for the Health Career Academy for the 2020-2021 school year has been extended until June 1st. If anyone has any questions they can contact Ms. DiMeglio at